1980 Stock Car Products 300 NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship.jpg
Held on January 12, 1980 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
72 L, 180 M, 289.656 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 Dave Hill Chevrolet Camaro 72 8 Running
2 Ray Elder Pontiac Firebird 72 17 Running
3 Ernie Irvan Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
4 Ron Esau Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
5 Jim Lee Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
6 Danny Pike Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
7 Dale Perry Plymouth 72 0 Running
8 Bryan Brown Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
9 Gary Mayeda Chevrolet Nova 72 0 Running
10 Bob Switzer Chevrolet Camaro 72 0 Running
11 Joe Nuccitelli Ford Mustang 71 0 Running
12 Greg Scheidecker Chevrolet Camaro 71 0 Running
13 Jeff Culver Chevrolet Camaro 69 0 Running
14 Hans Wesski Chevrolet Camaro 69 0 Running
15 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet Camaro 0 Running
16 Kevin Riniker Chevrolet Nova 68 0 Running
17 John Wilson Chevrolet Nova 68 0 Running
18 Alan Brown Pontiac Ventura 68 0 Running
19 George Snider Chevrolet Nova 66 0 Off Course Turn 6
20 Larry Hageman Chevrolet Camaro 57 0 Engine
21 Jim Thirkettle Chevrolet Camaro 57 23 Distributor
22 Bill Rozhon Chevrolet Camaro 57 0 Off Course Turn 5
23 Glen Steurer Chevrolet Camaro 52 5 Off Course Turn 7
24 Tom Montes Chevrolet Camaro 49 0 Suspension
25 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet Camaro 48 19 Shocks
26 Paul Carrara Chevrolet Camaro 43 0 Off Course Turn 2
27 Steve Starr Chevrolet Camaro 38 0 Mechanical
28 Bobby Goodwin Chevrolet Nova 37 0 Engine
29 Mike Walsh Chevrolet Nova 29 0 Off Course Turn 6
30 Jimmy Ward Chevrolet Camaro 26 0 Oil Pump
31 Chuck Philippi Chevrolet Camaro 26 0 Head Gasket
32 Joe Ruttman Pontiac Trans-Am 26 0 Linkage
33 Ray Kelly Chevrolet Camaro 25 0 Off Course Turn 6
34 Richard White Chevrolet Camaro 23 0 Accident
35 Sam Beler Chevrolet Camaro 19 0 Off Course Turn 4
36 Tim McMillan Chevrolet Camaro 17 0 Brakes
37 Tim Williamson Chevrolet Camaro 10 0 Accident
38 Glenn Francis Pontiac Firebird 10 0 Fuel Pump
39 Richard Escalante Chevrolet Camaro 6 0 Off Course Turn 1
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 2:07:15
Fast Qualifier: Ray Elder
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Margin of Victory: 12 seconds
Average Speed: 88.946 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps - 1-3 (Wet Track) 11-17 (Accident Turn 6), 28-33 (Oil Turn 9), 38-41 (Oil Turn 3) 57-59 (Thirkettle stalled, Turn 8)
Lead Changes: 8 among 5 drivers - Elder 1-3, Insolo 4-12, Steurer 13-17, Elder 18-22, Thirkettle 23-30, Insolo 31-40, Thirkettle 41-55, Elder 56-64, Hill 65-72
STATISTICALLY SPEAKING
This race was the "Stock Car Products 300"